In order to increase energy level, improve concentration, preventing headaches and detoxification of the organism you need to enter 6 to 8 glasses of water. This is why many people carry bottle of water in their purses or bags.
Experts question water’s health benefits on our organism.
Some experts claim that entering more than 2 liters of water a day is more than enough, others, on the other hand, claim that “water-obsession” can cause some serious diseases and health problems.
There are more and more people addicted to water. These people, who cannot imagine their day without water, are called aquaholics.
Vascular surgeon – Professor Mike Whitley, is one of those who are concerned about aquaholics. He says that entering too much water in the organism for a longer period of time makes our brain used to it and it will expect the same in the future as well.
But, what amount of water is too much?
Professor Mike is an expert for hyperhidrosis. He says overdrinking water is linked with sweat problems. If you drink way too much water, your body will try to get rid of the excess fluid through sweating.
Huge amounts of water can damage sleep as well. If you drink two glasses of water before you go to bed, you will need to get up in the middle of the night to go to the toilet.
Professor Mike advices to avoid drinking liquids two hours before you go to bed.
Is it possible to to die from water poisoning?
In 2008 Jacqueline Henson held very strict diet because of which she drank 4 liters of water within several hours. This was the cause of her death. This phenomenon is possible, claim experts because our kidneys cannot process this amount of fluid.
How much liquid should we enter on a daily basis?
The recommended amount of liquid is two liters. Water is needed in order for us not to dehydrate and for our kidneys’ proper function. However, water is not the only liquid we should enter. Natural fruit and/or vegetable juices are also needed for our organism’s proper functioning.
How can I tell if I have entered enough water?
Water intake depends on the body type and climate conditions. The more active you are the more fluids you need. Also, the warmed the weather the more water you need.